One of my favorite—if not my favorite—color schemes is navy and forest green. For adherents of color theory and avid users of the color wheel, this analogous color pair is congruous, and versatile when you consider the range of options available as an accent. For accent colors, I tend to default to inoffensive rustic colors like brown, but think moderately…

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Theory Annea Caledon Sleeveless Jacket/Vest | Zipia Tee | Anna Dello Russo for HM Necklace | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | H&M Super Skinny Super Low Jeans | Zara Court Shoes (similar) Blanket scarves are useful for a number of reasons. I travel with them year -round as I find them to be equal parts clothing and…

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I’ve lost count of the number of Schoolboy Blazers (extra 50% off today with code EXTRA40) in my possession and might have been heard saying last winter that I was done stockpiling the same blazer. Well, a green blazer on sale proved irresistible. I suppose some resolutions are impossible to keep for the faint-hearted. J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer in Italian…

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One of the unexpected holiday gifts I received last year came from Ping, who possesses exceptional sewing and pattern-making skills (I had the pleasure of trying on two of her unique creations last fall when I visited SF). This brocade dress is impeccably made and a few friends mistook it for the work of European couturiers (I don’t blame them,…

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My love affair with this green pencil skirt came to a wistful end when I observed the wrinkle-prone nature of the mid-weight cotton-blend skirt (This old post should have given me pause).  Wrinkles aside, the color (“Academic Green”) is really stunning in person. Strangers and people I encounter on a regular basis (who have never commented on my sartorial choices)…

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